Archive - Obituary
August 16th, 2011
WOONSOCKET- Lillian Girard, 88, of Unity St., Woonsocket, died peacefully Sunday afternoon at St. Antoine Residence.
A lifelong resident of Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Wilfrid and Theophyta (Hogue) Girard.
In her earlier years Lillian was employed at the French Worsted Mill and W.T. Grant Co. She also worked at Precious Blood Rectory during the 1970s and later as a certified nursing assistant at The Friendly Home before retiring.
Throughout her life Lillian was selfless in devoting her time to caring for the needs of many family members and friends.
SOUTHBRIDGE- Richard T. McNamara, 88, of Highland St., died Sunday, Aug.14th, in the St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, after an illness.
VERO BEACH, FL- Irene H. Lamothe, 96, of Vero Beach, FL died Saturday, August 13, 2011 at the Atlantic Health Care Center in Vero Beach.
Mrs. Lamothe was born April 20, 1915 in North Attleboro, MA and moved to Vero Beach in 1996 from Ft. Pierce where she had moved to in 1983 from Bellingham, MA.
She was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church in Vero Beach.
Andre N. Durand
WOONSOCKET- Andre N. "Andy" Durand, 56, of Bennett St., Woonsocket, died Saturday at home. He was the loving husband of Helen M. (Dansereau) Durand. They were married on April 24, 1976.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Lionel C. and Esthel M. (Turcotte) Durand. He was a lifelong Woonsocket resident.
Andre was passionate about music and enjoyed playing his guitar to several different genres.
He will be remembered as a man who loved his family.
Jeannette C. Ballas
BELLINGHAM- Jeannette C. (Lamothe) Ballas 90, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully, Wednesday August 3, 2011 at the Medway Country Manor following an illness. She was the wife of the late Charles S. Ballas who died in 1994.
Born May 22, 1921 in Woonsocket, RI, a daughter of the late Mederick and Irene (Marcoux) Lamothe, she was a resident of Blackstone, and Ft. Myers, Florida before moving to Bellingham.
Educated in Woonsocket, she was a retired mill worker for the former Jacob Finklestein & Sons in Blackstone.
UXBRIDGE, MA- Andre Dominic Verdo, 61, Passed away on August 12, 2011 surrounded by his loving family.
Andre is survived by his beloved wife of 30 years, Denise (Jacques) Verdo; his three loving children, daughter Sylvia (Verdo) Becker, sons Andrew Verdo and David Verdo; and his six sweet grandchildren Arianna, Brett, Isabella, Gavin, Julianna and Cain. They will forever miss their adoring, silly Pep.
WOONSOCKET- Howard Farrow, 67, of Summer St. died Friday August 12, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center with his family by his side. He was husband of Linda (Allen ) Farrow.
Born in Newbury, South Carolina, son, of the late Willie and Amanda ( Thomas ) Farrow Sr.
He worked as a Truck driver for Grossman, and also as a Laborer, for Durastone Flexicore, for several years.
He was a former member of the Masons, and a member of the Tyra Club, and served as Past President, and a member of St. James Baptist Church.
Joann J. Elzy
BELLINGHAM- JoAnn J. Elzy, age 57, of Bellingham passed away on Friday, August 12, 2011 at home with her family by her bedside after a 4 years battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Bellingham Police Officer Leo Elzy Sr. and mother of Leo Elzy Jr. of Millbury, MA
Arrangements under the direction of Cartier's Funeral Home, Bellingham, MA for complete obituary and to sign guest book visit
Florence E. Boulet
WOONSOCKET- Florence E. Boulet, 78, resident of Kennedy Manor, died August 12, 2011 after a short illness in the Woonsocket Health Center.
Born Feb. 21, 1933 in Cranston RI, a daughter of the late Leo & Florence (Recore) Boulet.
She is survived by several cousins and close friends.
Florence worked for the Finklestein Co., Draper Co. in Hopedale MA and Fenwal of Ashland MA. She was a member of the Kennedy Manor Club. She enjoyed bingo, traveling, and bowling.
William F. Maloney
BLACKSTONE- William F. Maloney, 87, of Blackstone, MA died Friday, August 12, 2011 in Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford, MA. He was the husband of the late Grace (Gilleran) Maloney who passed away in 2001.
Born in Blackstone, MA he was the son of the late Edward S. and Eileen (Brooks) Maloney.